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Achieving positive outcomes for justice-involved people with behavioural health disorders

David A. D’Amora, Mai P. Tran and Fred C. Osher.

in Care of the Mentally Disordered Offender in the Community

September 2017; p ublished online November 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Forensic Psychiatry. 8266 words.

Across the United States, a disproportionate number of individuals with behavioural health disorders (mental, substance-use, or co-occurring disorders) are under correctional supervision....

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ADA/Disability

Howard Forman.

in Landmark Cases in Forensic Psychiatry

June 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Forensic Psychiatry. 1839 words.

Chapter 16 includes a group of cases that relate to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990. Most of the cases involve Title II of the act, specifically that no individual with a...

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Adjustment disorders

Graham D. Glancy and Stefan R. Treffers.

in Oxford Textbook of Correctional Psychiatry

March 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Forensic Psychiatry. 3859 words.

Becoming incarcerated and the challenges associated with incarceration are for most people major life stressors. The development of acute adjustment disorders is very common in these...

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Adolescent Sexual Behavior in the Digital Age

Edited by Fabian Saleh, Albert Grudzinskas and Abigail Judge.

April 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Book. Subjects: Psychiatry; Forensic Psychiatry. 384 pages.

The nexus between the digital revolution and adolescent sexual behavior has posed significant challenges to mental health practitioners, attorneys, and educators. These digital technologies...

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Adolescent Sexuality on the Internet

David Smahel and Kaveri SubrahmanyaM.

in Adolescent Sexual Behavior in the Digital Age

April 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Forensic Psychiatry. 10663 words.

To examine adolescent sexuality on the Internet, the chapter begins by presenting a co-construction framework connecting youths’ online behavior to their development. Then we describe the...

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Aggression

Robert L. Trestman.

in Oxford Textbook of Correctional Psychiatry

March 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Forensic Psychiatry. 4812 words.

Managing aggression is a challenge for psychiatry in all settings. Recognizing opportunities for appropriate assessment and intervention in correctional settings is an important component...

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Aggression

Robert L. Trestman.

in Oxford Textbook of Correctional Psychiatry

March 2015; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Forensic Psychiatry. 5069 words.

Managing aggression is a challenge for psychiatry in all settings. Recognizing opportunities for appropriate assessment and intervention in correctional settings is an important component...

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The Aging Physician and Other Professionals

Marilyn Price and Donald J. Meyer.

in GERIATRIC FORENSIC PSYCHIATRY

November 2017; p ublished online December 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Old Age Psychiatry; Forensic Psychiatry. 5427 words.

Capacity to practice ones’ profession safely and effectively may become an issue as physicians or other professionals age. While this chapter will focus primarily on the psychiatric...

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Aging prisoners and the provision of correctional mental health

Kristin G. Cloyes and Kathryn A. Burns.

in Oxford Textbook of Correctional Psychiatry

March 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Forensic Psychiatry. 4709 words.

The incarcerated population is aging. Newly arrested individuals and those aging in prison from mandatory lengthy sentences contribute to this dynamic. Screening for impairment and...

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Alcohol and drug misuse

Helen Miles and Andrew Johns.

in Forensic Neuropsychology in Practice

June 2009; p ublished online July 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Forensic Psychiatry; Addiction Medicine. 11306 words.

Chapter 8 briefly examines the relationship between use of alcohol and drugs and offending, including an overview of medico-legal issues, especially that of criminal responsibility, a...

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Alternatives to Standard Prosecution

David DeMatteo, Kirk Heilbrun, Alice Thornewill and Shelby Arnold.

in Problem-Solving Courts and the Criminal Justice System

August 2019; p ublished online August 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Forensic Psychiatry. 8104 words.

This chapter begins with an introduction to the Sequential Intercept Model, which is a theoretical framework used to identify points of intervention and community alternatives for...

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Amnesia

Natalie Pyszora, Eli Jaldow and Michael Kopelman.

in Forensic Neuropsychology in Practice

June 2009; p ublished online July 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Forensic Psychiatry. 12633 words.

Chapter 6 provides a guide for forensic practitioners assessing those presenting with memory problems in criminal and civil settings by summarizing key aspects of the literature and...

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Anxiety disorders including post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)

Catherine F. Lewis.

in Oxford Textbook of Correctional Psychiatry

March 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Forensic Psychiatry. 4800 words.

Increasing numbers of studies of correctional populations have emphasized diagnosis with structured clinical instruments over the past two decades. These studies have primarily focused on...

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Appendix: Childcare law and practice for forensic mental health practitioners

Sarah Lerner and Lib Skinner.

in Forensic Mental Health

October 2009; p ublished online July 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Forensic Psychiatry; Medical Ethics. 3294 words.

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Applicability of the recovery model in corrections

Debra A. Pinals and Joel T. Andrade.

in Oxford Textbook of Correctional Psychiatry

March 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Forensic Psychiatry. 5014 words.

Mental health professionals and substance use providers have worked with “recovery” concepts for many years. President Bush’s New Freedom Commission on Mental Health spoke to important...

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Applicability of the recovery model in corrections

Debra A. Pinals and Joel T. Andrade.

in Oxford Textbook of Correctional Psychiatry

March 2015; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Forensic Psychiatry. 5156 words.

Mental health professionals and substance use providers have worked with “recovery” concepts for many years. President Bush’s New Freedom Commission on Mental Health spoke to important...

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Applied ethics and testimony

Nigel Eastman, Gwen Adshead, Simone Fox, Richard Latham and Seán Whyte.

in Forensic Psychiatry

March 2012; p ublished online July 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Forensic Psychiatry. 5324 words.

Judicial ethics & jurisprudence - Addressing the ultimate issue - Giving expert advice to one side - Controversial clinical concepts in court - Opinions in sentencing - Courts’ assessments of...

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Assessment and Counseling of Older Drivers

Thomas M. Meuser and David B. Carr.

in GERIATRIC FORENSIC PSYCHIATRY

November 2017; p ublished online December 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Old Age Psychiatry; Forensic Psychiatry. 4223 words.

Driving a motor vehicle is an important instrumental activity of daily living and thus a target for health-related assessment and assistance. Most older drivers self-regulate in response to...

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Assessment in forensic psychiatry

Nigel Eastman, Gwen Adshead, Simone Fox, Richard Latham and Seán Whyte.

in Forensic Psychiatry

March 2012; p ublished online July 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Forensic Psychiatry. 13958 words.

The forensic psychiatric assessment - Assessment of personality - Sexual attitudes and behaviour - Psychological testing - Psychological test domains - Specific psychological tests - Use of...

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Attention deficit disorders

Kenneth L. Appelbaum and Kevin R. Murphy.

in Oxford Textbook of Correctional Psychiatry

March 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Forensic Psychiatry. 4372 words.

The diagnosis of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in correctional settings is in itself problematic and quite contentious; treating the disorder more so. Community prevalence...

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